They were able to love when it wasn’t easy, when it looked crazy, when it seemed hopeless, and even when it was very uncomfortable to do so. Their love was a glorious, God-sized love, and I wondered if I could love the same way.
This past Christmas, my office had the opportunity to help support a Vietnam veteran and his wife through a gift drive. I solicited donations from my coworkers for a group-sponsored gift card. Most people were happy to give the few dollar donation I suggested. One woman, however, resisted the idea.